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  1. Older women get this type of Hyperthyroidism:Grave's Disease

          

  2. Excessive release of Thyroid Hormone is called this:Hyperthyroidism

          

  3. This is when a problem within the Thyroid Gland causes excess hormone release:Radioactive Iodine (R.A.I./I-181).

          

  4. These are the two types of a Thyroidectomy surgery:1) Open 2) Min. invasive.

          

  5. This is true:Excessive release of Thyroid Hormone

          

  6. The 'Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test' does this:It determines hyperactivity of the gland or is used to locate a nodule/tumor.

          

  7. This is given orally to suppress the release of TH:Iodine (high doses)

          

  8. Name two tests used to check for Hyperthyroidism:A "Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test'.

          

  9. It is important for Pts who are taking oral Radioactive Iodine to do this:Flush the toilet at least 2x or more after urinating.

          

  10. This is true:A Nurse should not palpate the Thyroid Gland. Only Dr's palpate the Thyroid Gland.

          

  11. Many s/s of Hyperthryoidism are r/t a hypo or a hyper metabolic state?:1) A 'Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test'. 2) A 'Thyroid Scan' test.

          

  12. These are meds that inhibit the synthesis of TH:Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Multinodular Goiter, Grave's Disease

          

  13. This is a surgical procedure performed on the Thyroid Gland:Thyroidectomy

          

  14. These are types of Hyperthyroidism:Excessive release of Thyroid Hormone

          

  15. These are meds that inhibit the synthesis of TH: 1) Propylthiouracil/PTU 2) Methimazole/Tapazole. When/why are they used?1) Propylthiouracil/PTU 2) Methimazole/Tapazole.

          

  16. Grave's Disease causes these s/s:Excessive release of Thyroid Hormone

          

  17. This is a beta blocking med that is used to trt SNS s/s of Hyperthryroidism:A "Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test'.

          

  18. This test is used to check for Grave's Disease:1) A 'Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test'. 2) A 'Thyroid Scan' test.

          

  19. This is a test used to check Hyperthyroidism:1) A 'Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test'. 2) A 'Thyroid Scan' test.

          

  20. This med is given as one oral dose:Radioactive Iodine

          

  21. Younger women get this type of Hyperthyroidism:Multinodular Goiter

          

  22. The 'Thyroid Scan' test does this:Bulging eyes ('Exopthalmos') (it's d/t tissues behind the eyes swelling), thickening of the skin on the anterior side of the legs, blurred/double vision, photophobia.

          

  23. Is TSH high or low in Primary Hyperthyroidism?Low

          

  24. This is a test used to check Hyperthyroidism:A 'Thyroid Scan' test.

          

  25. This is given to destroy a portion of the Thyroid Gland:Thyroidectomy

          

  26. This is Hyperthyroidism:Excessive release of Thyroid Hormone